A Denver native, choreographer Cleo Parker Robinson has helped shaped several of the city's major cultural institutions and events.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said Thursday that more police will patrol the streets and the most problematic neighborhoods will be under 24 hour surveillance.
The bill passed without objection, with 11 votes and two absences.
Historic Denver will host a Tuesday meeting about making the park a local landmark district.
Eleven Denver-area warehouse workers said that the company segregated workers by race and called black people "stupid Africans."
Those protestors are angry about officers from the Denver Police Department shooting and killing 17-year-old Jessica Hernandez.
Two other candidates are running in the May election, but neither is considered a serious challenge to Mayor Michael Hancock.